(Answered) NR-565 Week 7 GI Case Study + Responses


NR-565: Advanced Pharmacology Fundamentals

Mr. Brown, a 50 year-old male who comes into your office today complaining of a constant burning pain in his stomach a couple of hours after he eats. He states that he was seen in the emergency room 2 days ago for the same complaint and was given something called a “GI cocktail” which relieved his symptoms. Mr. Brown reports that he enjoys coffee every morning with breakfast and sometimes in the afternoon with a donut.  A review of his records show that acute coronary syndrome was ruled out in the emergency room 2 days ago. His last stress test was 6 months ago, which was negative. EKG in the office today is normal.

Past Medical History: Obesity and High Cholesterol.

Surgical History: None.

Family history: Unknown he is adopted

Social History: Smoker x 10 years 1ppd, drinks 2-4 beers a day and ½ pack on the weekends. Denies recreational drugs, does not exercise.

Drug allergies: NKDA

Current medications: None

All vaccines are up to date. 

Vitals Height 69 inches, weight 205 pounds, BP 120/75, P 70, R 16.

Mr. Brown’s physical exam is normal, including the abdominal exam.

  • What are your treatment goals for Mr. Brown today?
  • What is your pharmacological plan and rationale? (cite with appropriate clinical practice guidelines or scholarly peer-reviewed articles and always include medication name, strength, dosage form, route, frequency and duration when making recommendations)
  • Pick one medication from your response above and list 5 patient-centered teaching points for the medication.



  • What are your treatment goals for Mr. Brown today?

Ultimately the main treatment goal for Mr. Brown involves addressing his symptoms of burning pain in his stomach, especially after eating. In addressing these symptoms, as the provider I will discuss lifestyle modifications that can aid in decreasing his symptoms as well as prescribe a medication that will also assist in diminishing and hopefully eliminating his discomfort. Educating Mr. Brown about gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and its contributing factors as well as helping him understand how he can prevent episodes in the future are other important goals to accomplish during his appointment.……please click the icon below to purchase the answer at $10